WHITE-FRONTED BEE-EATER

(Merops bullockoides)

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Roberts VI / VII 443 / 100
Clements 2000 92.0070
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 87-7
A medium bird (22 to 24 cm), found from South Africa to Gabon, Zaire and Kenya. It is a very common resident found in the central northern and eastern parts of southern Africa. It inhabits woodland especially near large bodies of water and is a solitary bird. It eats flying insects.

List of Stamps showing White-fronted Bee-eater

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0517 0301 1982 3t
Malawi 0881 0586 1992 75t
Mozambique 1153 1090 1987 8m
Namibia     2015 Standard Rate
Sierra Leone 3087   1999 Le600
South Africa 1227   2000 R5
South Africa 1290   2001 R5
Tanzania 0627   1989 20s
Zambia 0887   2002 700k
Zambia 0891   2003 1000k